Owning a pool is one of the great joys in life. It turns your backyard into a summer playground. And it doesn’t matter whether you have an in-ground or an above-ground pool, it is a really tremendous experience. But you can take your pleasure to the next level of enjoyment just by adding some pool accessories. The variety and range of accessories available is huge – but which ones will maximize your pool experience?
Well, before you go buying accessories, you should determine what your pool is used for most. If you have children, then most likely the kids use the pool most often. However, if your pool is generally used for relaxation then this calls for different types of pool accessories. That is not to say that you cannot mix your accessories, it just helps you to focus on your choices.
Hot Pool Toys
A good pool can be made great just by adding the right toys. One of the most popular pool toys is a water slide inflatable. They are easy to put together, and to make them even more fun you can attach your garden hose to it and get a great spray effect. When choosing a water slide inflatable be sure to get one that is suitable for your family – they have weight and age restrictions.
Other great toys include inflatable pool floats, which can be used by both kids and adults. As the name suggests, these toys float on the water. The range of pool floats is vast. For example, you can get a wheel float that is similar to a hamster wheel – you get on and navigate around the pool. Although the wheel float is for just one person, there are many floats that can easily carry two people.
You can also get interactive sports and pool toys which are very popular with pre-teens and teenagers. The variety available is vast and includes volleyball and volleyball nets, beach balls, basketball hoops, swimming rings, and many other activities.
Accessories For Relaxing
Sitting by your pool and just relaxing, knowing that you can take a dip whenever you want, is one of the great joys of owning a pool, and so you are going to need some pool furniture. The available range includes chairs, loungers and floating rafts. All pool furniture is available in a variety of styles and colors so you will not have a problem matching up with your type of pool.
If relaxing while topping up your tan is what you like to do, then consider getting a pool raft. You can lie on it while you lazily drift on top of the water.
Pool chairs are almost essential furniture to have. When purchasing pool chairs consider getting ones that have cup holders – little touches like that can add a bit more luxury to your relaxation.
Another great item of pool furniture is a pool bar. Just think of the convenience a pool bar gives you when you have pool parties and barbeques. Various pool bar types are available for you to choose from. And the answer is no, a pool bar is not actually in the pool water, although it is near the pool and within easy reach.
I hope you can see that the right type of pool accessories takes owning a pool to the next level of enjoyment. And they can also make your pool area more attractive.
Speaking of better looking, you could also maybe add a fountain and some pool lights to really set your pool apart from the neighbors. Apart from the pleasing visual qualities, the other marvelous thing about fountains is the soothing sounds that cascading water makes… oooh! so relaxing.
So, whatever the main purpose you use your pool for, it makes sense to maximize the enjoyment of your pool with the right accessories and toys. Some elementary additions and you take your pool experience to the next level of enjoyment. Who could imagine you could have so much fun in your backyard.